Synonyms for Possesses:


possesses (verb)
acquires, holds, owns, claims, Has, monopolizes.

Usage examples for possesses

  1. Even the little knowledge which has been gained possesses interest and importance. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  2. There are only too many who think that what they have cannot be happiness; and therefore is it the duty of such as are happy, to prove to the others that they only possess what each man possesses deep down in the depths of his heart. – Wisdom and Destiny by Maurice Maeterlinck
  3. The man who has never known sickness has neither true gratitude, understanding, nor pleasure in his heart over his good health: he does not know that which he possesses – The Romance of the Soul by Lilian Staveley